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WEST LONG BRANCH – Paul Sgro, president of Lee’s Garage, Inc., was presented with the “Best of the Best” award for 2011 during a recent meeting in Las Vegas for...

June 14, 2012 | comments

Skywatch For The Week Of June 15-22, 2012

By Flo Higgins People born this week must learn to combine the energy of a Gemini and a Cancer together. This could be fun since the two Sun signs are...

June 14, 2012 | comments

Scene On Film: “Bernie”

By Joan Ellis There’s only one way to watch Bernie. Reach deep for whatever feelings you may have for Southern Gothic tales and be grateful you have that sensibility. If...

June 14, 2012 | comments

A Wine and Dine Tour of the Napa Valley

By Charles B. Rubinstein Having recently returned from visiting Napa Valley at the time of the Annual Wine Auction, I was impressed again by how much the Valley has to...

June 14, 2012 | comments

Dear Dad

By Julie Davis He takes out the garbage, cleans the gutters and picks up after the dog – Dad is the champion of chores. Now it’s his turn to sit...

June 14, 2012 | comments

County Library System Given Public Service Award from Chamber of Commerce

The Monmouth County Library was the recipient of the 2012 Circle of Excellence Award, given each year by the Greater Monmouth Chamber of Commerce. The library received the award for...

June 14, 2012 | comments

Soul Searching in Morocco

By Linda McK.Stewart In Marrakech, Mor­occo’s third largest city, I sit in Les Jardins de la Medina, sipping a glass of icy white wine. The city cools. The bitter orange...

June 14, 2012 | comments

Change is in the Hair

By Julie Davis For summer, two-toned hair color is coming up roses Ombre is one of the top hair color trends for spring 2012, and as of this very moment,...

June 14, 2012 | comments

Saint James Honors and Congratulates Retiring Teachers

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Saint James School students celebrated the final weeks of school with sadness and joy; wishing four beloved teachers farewell as they retire while celebrating the end of...

June 14, 2012 | comments

Piper-in-Training

Matthew McCann, 4, of Vernon, New Jersey, leads the bagpipe procession on the track at Monmouth Park on Sunday, June 10. The Oceanport oval hosted the 42nd Annual New Jersey Irish...

June 14, 2012 | comments

It’s All in the Jeans

By Lisa Girard A family run business is the new destination for vintage finds and custom denim ASBURY PARK — Down among the artsy shops on Bangs Avenue is Sweet Joey’s,...

June 14, 2012 | comments

Alexandra Wouters and Colby Kuhns

Mr. and Mrs. Jan L. Wouters of Rumson are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Cates Wouters, to Lieutenant Colonel (USAF) Colby J. Kuhns, son of Mr....

June 12, 2012 | comments

‘Believable’ Distress Call Off Sandy Hook Called a Hoax By Coast Gua...

By Anastasia Millicker SANDY HOOK–The call came in a little after 4:20 p.m. Monday from a caller radioing from either New Jersey or southern New York. Calm and believable, said...

June 12, 2012 | comments

Debra Cotter and John Toolan

Debra Cotter and John Edward Toolan were married on February 4, 2012 at The Church of the Assumption in Morristown, N.J.  The Rev. Raymond A. Schroth, S.J. performed the ceremony....

June 12, 2012 | comments

Raising Funds for Education

The Foundation for Shrewsbury Education hosted its 10th Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser on June 2 at a private residence in Shrewsbury. The event was a huge success drawing a record number...

June 11, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Clearwater Festival Needs Donations of Money, Volunteers To the Editor: The NJ Friends of Clearwater Festival has been a Jersey Shore tradition since 1976. Many generations have enjoyed its music...

June 7, 2012 | comments

Standing on Water

By Lisa Girard Paddleboarding growing in popularity with area sports enthusiasts On any given afternoon in the milder months, you can look out into Barnegat Bay or the Navesink River...

June 7, 2012 | comments

School’s Almost Out

By John Burton After two decades at Ranney School, headmaster announces his retirement TINTON FALLS – The last nearly 20 years have brought a lot of changes, Dr. Lawrence S....

June 7, 2012 | comments

Twin Lights Historic Site Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary

By Celia Belmonte HIGHLANDS – The Twin Lights Historic Site marks its sesquicentennial this year with a series of events between now and October, beginning on Sunday, June 24, with Twin...

June 7, 2012 | comments

Scene On Film: “Snow White and the Huntsman”

By Joan Ellis Whatever your age you will probably watch Snow White and the Huntsman in a contained sense of terror. Branches curl, rocks morph into monsters, armored soldiers attack...

June 7, 2012 | comments

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